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Dish, bonbon; Walker and Hall; Pre 1929; CT85.1722b

Dish, bonbon; Walker and Hall; Pre 1929; CT85.1722b
Name/Title
Dish, bonbon
About this object
Bonbon dish; a small, silver dish, raised on a circular base. The base is engraved with the Union Steamship Company's flag. Made in Sheffield, England by Walker and Hall.

This dish is said to have washed up on the beach after the wreck of the SS Manuka, December 16 1929, at Long Point.

Maker Role
Maker
Date Made
Pre 1929
Medium and Materials
processed material, metal, silver
Inscription and Marks
Stamped on base: "W&H / WALKER & HALL / SHEFFIELD / ENGLAND / AI / WARRANTED / HARD & SILVER / SOLDERED / 61"
Measurements
h 75mm x di 124mm
Small

Subject and Association Keywords
navigation. merchant marine, shipwrecks and fires
transportation and communications, shipping
Credit Line
From the collection of Owaka Museum Wahi Kahuika The Meeting Place "a rest on your journey"
Object Type
tableware
Object number
CT85.1722b

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